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Lonnie on Denali

Polar explorer Lonnie Dupre discusses his new film about the earth's frozen places, "Cold Love"

Buck chatted with polar explorer Lonnie Dupre about his new film, "Cold Love," an exploration of the beauty of the world's frozen places and why they're so important to the health of the planet. The film debuted in Cook County Oct. 11 & 12.


Grand Portage band member Susan Zimmerman

Anishinaabe Way: Susan Zimmerman on Wild Rice

According to the Anishinaabe Migration Story, the People would know their home where they found the place where food grows on water.

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British adventurer Sarah Outen circling the globe by kayak, rowboat & bicycle

Sarah Outen, a young British adventurer, is circling the globe by herself under her own power. She calls her expedition London 2 London  Via the World, and recently became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska. Buck caught up with her Oct. 7 to learn more about her 2 1/2-year-long project.


The Land of Dreams

West End News: October 10

A new program at the Birch Grove Community Center is starting up this week.  “Second Sunday Fundays” is just what it sounds like, fun activities for people of all ages from 3:30 to 6:


 

Joe Paulik, Max Bichel & Derek Smith play The Roadhouse

Buck & Bob welcomed Joe Paulik (guitar, vocals), Max Bichel (fiddle) and Derek Smith (percussion) for live music in Studio A Oct. 4.


Joe Buttweiler

High speed internet buildout continues

High speed internet is up and running at the Arrowhead Cooperative offices and that means the West end hook up can’t be far behind.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: October 12th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Influencing Others - October 12, 2013

According to Daniel Pink, in his new book, To Sell is Human, the average worker spends 40% of their working life influencing.  That would be influencing people to take our project, to give


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Weekend News Roundup for October 12

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Looking ahead

Local fish report for Friday, October 11

A few of the lakes that have good reports this past week include Kemo, Elbow, White Pine and Brule.


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Northern Sky: Mars, stars & zodiacal light

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


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Rumble strips draw crowd to county board meeting

Rumble strips on Hwy 61 east of Grand Marais have residents grumbling. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report on the discussion that took place at the recent county board meeting.


Mark Sandbo

EDA looks for a director

The Economic Development Authority is looking for a realtor to market lots at Cedar Grove Business Park.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken expresses frustration over shut down and debt ceiling

The country is just a few days away from defaulting on its loans and the government is still shut down. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U.S.


Filmmakers Patrick Knight & Kelly Schoenfelder (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

Local film selected for Highway 61 Film Fest

 The 2013 Highway 61 Film Festival occurred this past weekend in Pine City, Minnesota. The competition included one film from Cook County this year. “Sled Dogs to St.


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